1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Wellness & Recreation


Fairmont Kea Lani - Maui, Wailea-Makena, United States



Recreation Manager


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

Discover the essence of Maui at Fairmont Kea Lani, Hawai‘i’s only all-suite and villa luxury resort.  Nestled on the pristine white sands of Wailea’s Polo Beach, this award-winning oceanfront paradise defines quintessential Hawaiian luxury with a state-of-the-art spa, island inspired cuisine and authentic cultural experiences. 

From full-moon staff hikes and beach clean-ups to appreciation luncheons and birthday holidays, our team provides endless opportunities to learn and grow in both your personal and professional development. Live and work in a place you love!

What is in it for you:

  • Comprehensive benefits package (Medical, Vision and Dental) including extended benefits like; Basic insurance, TDI and Long-Term Disability for regular Full-time and Part-time employees
  • 401(k)
  • One complimentary meal for all employees who work more than 6 hours per day
  • Food & Beverage discount at Fairmont Kea Lani (venue specific and discount may vary)
  • Wellness Offerings
  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities

Job Description

As our Recreation Manager, you will take care of the little things and big things at the beach and pools: ensuring a safe and enjoyable environment for Colleagues and guests, ensuring a seamless daily operation and overseeing the growth and development of the department Colleagues.

Salary Range: $71,000 - $76,000

What you will be doing:

  • Assist & ensure seamless daily operations of beach and pool areas with an emphasis on luxury service standards
  • Conduct pre-shift briefings
  • Assist the Director of Recreation with special projects and hotel activities
  • Work closely with the departmental leadership and staff to provide support and direction.
  • Take ownership for guest’s cabana, reservations and special requests.  Work closely with the concierge and activities agents.
  • Motivate, lead, coach and monitor the performance levels of all team members.
  • Manage labor and payroll by creating weekly schedules in compliance with labor management guidelines and updating time cards as needed.
  • Complete colleague performance reviews and discussions
  • Record & control inventory, including ordering of department’s operating equipment including chairs, tables, umbrellas, etc.
  • Supervise, coordinate and direct prompt, efficient and courteous service in & around department’s areas.   Assign and control side duties in a fair and reasonable manner.
  • Ensure the delivery of luxury service by maintaining high staff morale and team spirit while maximizing profit potential.
  • Establish and maintain effective colleague relations, watch proper staffing levels and labor hours.
  • Maintain atmosphere of aloha spirit by providing engaging, personalized, timely, and efficient service to our discerning guests
  • Focus attention on problem resolution and guest satisfaction with beach and pool experience, including activities vendors.
  • Promote and enforce health and safety awareness as well as to have a complete understanding of the emergency procedures


    Your experience and skills include:

    • Minimum 1 year work experience in a luxury resort environment
    • Minimum 1 year leadership experience required, preferably in a luxury resort environment
    • Pool/Recreation experience in luxury environment is an asset.
    • Retail and customer service experience is an asset.
    • Experience with Ocean Safety & DLNR Policies and Procedures is an asset
    • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the English language.
    • Requires strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.
    • Must be service oriented and capable of communicating effectively with persons involved in all levels of authority, both internally and externally.

    Licenses or Certificates          

    • CPR & First Aid Certification
    • TB Clearance
    • Maui County Liquor Card
    • Food Safety Certification or ServSafe Certification

      Additional Information

      All Candidates must be in possession of identification proving authorization to work in the United States as defined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). This Position does not offer sponsorship of Work Visas. Resumes submitted that cannot fulfill these requirements will not be considered.

      Visa Requirements:  Applicants must be legally eligible to work the United States

      Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
      We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

      Join our ‘ohana today:  Visit our website to learn more about living and working for Fairmont Hawai’i.  www.fairmonthawaiijobs.com

      Why work for Accor?
      We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.

      Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

      Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
      When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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